Google is upending the advertising world with its decision to “render obsolete” a key tool used by marketers for years to track would-be customers as they move around the Web.
Google blocked a privacy push at the main organisation that decides how the World Wide Web works, according to a recent vote that isolated the Internet giant from others involved in the process.
Google has outlined a plan to try and make surfing the Web more private while still allowing enough targeted advertising to keep publishers – and itself – in business.
Few homegrown Google products have been as successful as Chrome. Now rivals are warning that the Web browser has become too powerful and that Google is abusing that dominance.
Microsoft is handing over control of people’s online life to Google, leading rival Mozilla has claimed following news that the tech giant is to drop its own Web browser technology for Google’s.
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